Full time | Permanent

Help develop and maintain Upper Hutt’s world class parks and reserves

Upper Hutt City has more than fifty parks offering picturesque walkways, majestic trees and gardens, playgrounds, picnic areas and sports grounds.

Our community values our parks and open spaces. They want a green and attractive city and this role will make Upper Hutt greener through improved care of public spaces.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in Upper Hutt’s Parks and Reserves Division for a Parks Assistant. The Parks and Reserves team cover a wide variety of roles including arboriculture, horticulture; sports ground provision, health and safety, administration, and open space asset maintenance and development.

This is a great opportunity to gain insights into a challenging and rewarding career path in outdoor space management. You will be keen on the outdoors, have some practical knowledge of open space management and also be competent with office technology.  We are looking for a self-starter who works well in a team and has a practical outlook.

You must be able to prove your right to work in New Zealand to be eligible for this role.

Applications close 12 October 2018

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Last updated on 10 Sep 2018